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Parsons Bridge over Leeds-Liverpool Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Kildwick, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9096 / 53°54'34"N

Longitude: -1.9845 / 1°59'4"W

OS Eastings: 401117

OS Northings: 445938

OS Grid: SE011459

Mapcode National: GBR GRL7.58

Mapcode Global: WHB7G.HZ7Q

Entry Name: Parsons Bridge over Leeds-Liverpool Canal

Listing Date: 10 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324744

Location: Kildwick, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD20

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Kildwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kildwick St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 04 NW KILDWICK KIRKGATE
(east side, off)

1/17 Parsons Bridge over
Leeds-Liverpool Canal

GV II

Footbridge. c1774. Gritstone rubble, ashlar coping. Single arch of basket
form spanning both canal and south towpath. Flanking walls terminate in
pilasters and are angled to provide a wider approach to the bridge. The
voussoirs painted white with an indicator marking the centre of the canal.
Cast-iron plaque bearing the number "186" on each face. The canal
separated the church from the vicarage and Kildwick Hall; the bridge was
therefore an important footway linking the two parts of the settlement.


Listing NGR: SE0111745937

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